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Mockery (IPA: /ˈmɑkɝi/)


Mockery (n.)

The act of mocking, deriding, and exposing to contempt, by mimicry, by insincere imitation, or by a false show of earnestness; a counterfeit appearance.

Mockery (n.)

Insulting or contemptuous action or speech; contemptuous merriment; derision; ridicule.

Mockery (n.)

Subject of laughter, derision, or sport.

Mockery

Act of insulting or making light, often using caricature

Mockery

1927 film by Benjamin Christensen

Mockery

1912 short film directed by Laurence Trimble

Mockery Synonyms

Jeering, Jeer, Scoff, Scoffing

Mockery Synonyms

Put-o, Charade, Parody, Spoof, Sendup, Pasquinade, Burlesque, Lampoon, Travesty, Takeoff

Mockery Synonyms

Takeoff, Parody

Translations

Mockery in Spanish

Example Sentence (Quote)

".. .resident mockery give us an hour for magic." - Religiousness

Example Sentence (Quote)

" And bear about the mockery of woe To midnight dances and the public show." - Alexander Pope

Example Sentence (Quote)

"O that I were a mockery king of snow, Standing before the sun of Bolingbroke, To melt myself away in water drops!" - Snow

Example Sentence (Quote)

"O, that I were a mockery king of snow." - Richard II (play)

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Rule 8. Mockery and derision have their place. Usually, it's on the far side of the airlock." - Schlock Mercenary


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